PHYS199M Midterm 1

Events

X-Rays Discovered (1895)

1895

Radioactivity Discovered (1896)

1896

Discovery of Electron and Plum Pudding Model (1897)

1897

Polonium and Radium Discovered (1898)

1898

Quanta of Energy (1900)

1900

Special Relativity, Brownian Motion, Photoelectric effect (1905)

1905

Geiger-Marsden Experiment (1909)

1909

Oil Drop Experiment (1909)

1909

Rutherford Nucleus Model (1911)

1911

Bohr QM atomic model (1913)

1913

WWI Begins (1914)

1914

Proton Discovered (1919) Age of Nuclear Reactions

1919

Neutron Discovered (1932)

1932

Szilard Chain Reaction (1933)

1933

Neutron Moderation (1934)

1934

Artificial Radioactivity (1934)

1934

Fission Discovered (1938)

1938

Einstein Letter to FDR (1939)

1939

Invasion of Poland (1939)

1939